sure-handed
adjective Date: 1930 proficient and confident in performance especially using the hands • sure-handedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sure-handed — sure handedly, adv. sure handedness, n. /shoor han did, sherr /, adj. 1. using the hands with skill and confidence; dexterous. 2. done with skill and proficiency: a sure handed sketch of a proposed building. 3. displaying the skill and experience …   Universalium

  • sure-handed — adjective proficient and confident in performance promising playwrights...sure handed enough to turn out top drawer scripts • Similar to: ↑skilled * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having or held to have hands that are sure in performing some… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sure-handed — sure′ hand′ed adj. 1) using the hands with skill and confidence; dexterous 2) done with or displaying skill and proficiency • Etymology: 1945–50 sure′ hand′ed•ly, adv. sure′ hand′ed•ness, n …   From formal English to slang

  • sure´hand´ed|ness — sure hand|ed «SHUR HAN dihd», adjective. dexterous; skillful: »The conductor had a sure handed mastery of the orchestra and the composition. –sure´hand´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sure-hand|ed — «SHUR HAN dihd», adjective. dexterous; skillful: »The conductor had a sure handed mastery of the orchestra and the composition. –sure´hand´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sure-handedness — noun see sure handed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To make sure — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mob-handed — Adv. In large numbers, en masse, with respect to people. E.g. We went down there mob handed and made sure they understood that it wasnt worth starting a fight. Informal …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • 2006 Bryant Bulldogs football team — NCAATeamFootballSeason Year=2006 Team=Bryant Bulldogs 50px Conference=Northeast 10 Division= ShortConference=NE 10 Record=8 3 ConfRecord=7 2 CoachRank=17 APRank=15 HeadCoach=Marty Fine OScheme=Multiple DScheme=4 3 StadiumArena=Bulldog Stadium (c …   Wikipedia

  • Gregg Bingham — NFL player Name=Gregory Raleigh Bingham DateOfBirth=March 13, 1951 Birthplace=Evanston, Illinois DateOfDeath= College=Purdue Position=Linebacker #54 DraftedYear=1973 DraftedRound=4 / Pick 79 ProBowls= Awards= Honors= Records= Retired #s=… …   Wikipedia

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